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Online Bookbug Session: Starting School

Pack your pencil cases and snacks - it's time to start school with Bookbug!

Audience: Families, 3-5, 0-2

Last updated: 28 July 2021

Hello, everyone! We're glad that you could come.

If you've got a little one starting school this August, here are some fun songs and rhymes that will help support their early numeracy, language learning and coordination, as well as other valuable social skills. You can find most of the songs and rhymes below on the Bookbug app and Song and Rhyme Library(this will open in a new window).

There's also a lovely rhyming story celebrating all the wonderfully funny things that make us who we are: The Same But Different Too by Karl Newson & Kate Hindley.

"I am me and you are you.

We're the same but different too."

Pack your pencil cases and snacks, it's time to start school with Bookbug!

Get started with

Counting songs and rhymes

Songs and rhymes full of actions

Story time: The Same But Different Too by Karl Newson and Kate Hindley

Snacktime songs and rhymes

Calming songs and rhymes to end the session

We have a special recording of this Starting School Bookbug session which you can watch now(this will open in a new window) with your little one! You can also order your own copy(this will open in a new window) of The Same But Different Too by Karl Newson and Kate Hindley. And check out our brilliant book list(this will open in a new window) with lots of reassuring stories about starting school.